About Lawton, WV
Lawton, WV is located in Fayette County in the state of West Virginia.
The total City Population for Lawton is about 309 with about 3 people per square mile.
The Average Home Value is $101,300, which is roughly 6% higher than the Average Home Value of $94,810 for the state of West Virginia, and roughly 53% lower than the National Average of $217,072.
The Median Income Per Household is about $37,574, which is roughly 7% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $40,347 for the state of West Virginia, and roughly 42% lower higher than the National Average of $65,026.
Demographic DetailsAverage # of People Per Household: 2.53
Male Population Estimate: 51.5%
Female Population Estimate: 48.5%
Median Age: 38.2
Male Median Age: 40.3
Female Median Age: 35.1
Racial Demographic Estimates
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NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Lawton specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Fayette County: About 7.76709 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
Average # of Violent Crimes for Fayette County: About 277.758 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
Fayette County is about 49% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 3% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.
West Virginia is ranked #33 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 33.11 out of 100.
Wage PoliciesOverall Wage Policy Score: 37.99
The average living wage for the state of West Virginia is $30/hr, while the states minimum wage is $8.75/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives West Virginia a minimum wage score of 38.01 compared to all other states.
The minimum wage for tipped employees is $2.62/hr, which gives West Virginia a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 9.7 compared to all other states.
The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for West Virginia is $192.50, resulting in a UI benefit score of 40.09 compared to all other states.
Worker Protection PoliciesOverall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
X West Virginia does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
✓ West Virginia does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
X West Virginia does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
X West Virginia does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
X West Virginia does provide some form of paid family leave.
X West Virginia does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X West Virginia does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
X West Virginia does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X West Virginia does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X West Virginia does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
✓ West Virginia does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
✓ West Virginia does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
X West Virginia does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.
Right To Organize PoliciesOverall Right To Organize Score: 70
X West Virginia does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
✓ West Virginia does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
✓ West Virginia does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
✓ West Virginia does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
X West Virginia does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
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Additional Location DetailsZip Code(s): 25864
TimeZone: Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Average Elevation: 1396.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 304, 681